United Nations, Oct 14 (IANS) The cholera outbreak in the war-torn Yemen is the largest single-year cholera outbreak ever on record and over 2,150 people have died since April, said a UN official.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Around 1,000 school children here on Friday were trained to use toilets and wash hands using innovative play-based methods ahead of Global Handwashing Day, celebrated on October 15 every year.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Aiming to develop affordable vaccines for global health, pharmaceutical firm Hilleman Laboratories on Friday said it has successfully completed the initial clinical trials of its novel oral cholera vaccine Hillchol.
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Researchers have identified 13 new genetic variants that increased the risk of developing restless legs syndrome, a finding which may help inform potential new treatment options for the chronic condition.
Bengaluru, Oct 13 (IANS) Bengaluru-based health and fitness start-up HealthifyMe on Friday unveiled its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled nutritionist Ria.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Centre has announced a series of senior level appointments at top central government hospitals, including new Medical Superintendents for Safdarjung and RML.
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Nearly 26 million people die every year worldwide in serious pain without a three-cent morphine tablet and almost every 10th mortality is that of a child, researchers said on Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Central government on Thursday dispatched a mediacal team to Tamil Nadu to investigate the outbreak of dengue in many of its districts, said Health Ministry officials.
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said as many as 24 people died due to dengue in the state in the last seven to eight months.
Bengaluru, Oct 12 (IANS) Bengaluru will host the 12th World Sudoku Championship and the 26th World Puzzle Championship from October 15 to 21, which will witness the participation of over 33 countries, the organisers said on Thursday.
Seoul, Oct 12 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new therapeutic gel to fight rheumatoid arthritis, that can be used to absorb extra fluids in swelling joints and release drugs.
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Two experimental vaccines against the Ebola virus have demonstrated both safety and the ability to elicit an immune response that would last for at least one year, results of a clinical trial have shown.
Toronto, Oct 12 (IANS) The key to healthy ageing could be the composition of bacteria in the intestine as researchers have found that people who live longer than usual have gut bacteria similar to 30-year-olds.
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) Researchers have warned that the Zika virus is mutating among the infected patients so rapidly that different serotypes of the pathogen could soon appear in the near future, a development that would hinder development of vaccines and efficacy of diagnostic tests.